Nursing Schools
In Independence, Missouri

In Independence, there is only one nursing school where nursing faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nursing academic community in Independence, and the future trends. Academia in nursing includes nursing training at the nursing bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Independence Vs. Missouri Nursing Employment

Independence 39,980
Missouri 129,800

Of the 129,800 nursing professionals employed in Missouri, 39,980 work in Independence. Between 2006 and 2010, in Independence, there has been a 14% growth in the number of nursing professionals. Overall employment in Independence has also increased.

Independence Vs. Missouri Nursing employment growth

116,310 114,790 120,800 126,010 129,800
35,010 35,570 37,900 39,320 39,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Independence

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Independence

$58,740 $58,286 $52,638 $53,036 $56,630
$39,400 $40,950 $42,340 $43,240 $44,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Independence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Independence

In Independence, salaries for nursing professionals have decreased. In 2010 nursing professionals in Independence reportedly earned an average salary of $56,630 per year. The average salary for nursing professionals in Independence was $58,740 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Independence.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Independence

10th percentile
$36,276
25th percentile
$43,716
50th percentile
$52,658
75th percentile
$66,894
90th percentile
$80,872

Independence nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $52,658. The difference in pay between the nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 123%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,276 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $80,872 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Independence

Nursing
$56,630
BSN
$64,520
RN to BSN
$64,520
Gerontology
$64,604
Forensic Nursing
$77,595

Independence nursing professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Independence

1

There is only one accredited nursing school in the city. Many of Independence's nursing professionals are graduates of this school.

Nursing Programs Offered In Independence

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Independence's nursing school offers one nursing degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Independence

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Approximately 1 students completed nursing courses in 2010.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Independence, Missouri

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